Improving Livelihoods of Zabaleen Communities through Organizing, Institutionalizing and Upgrading Traditional Waste Sector in Cairo

Project

At-a-Glance

Approval Date
Core Focus
Secondary Cities
Country Type
Egypt

Detail

Summary
TBD
Objectives
• Integrate informal waste collectors in Cairo into the formal city collection system • Improve capacity of the Zabaleen communities to organize and represent their own interests • Raising the ability of the Zabaleen community to engage in successful recycling business activities, particularly through SMEs and NGOs • Achieve a city wide awareness campaign targeting the inhabitants and business organizations of Cairo on the importance of Source Segregation of Household Waste into two streams: organic and non-organic • Move recycling businesses to new industrial zones
Activities
TBD in conjunction with Hands Along the Nile Development Services (HANDS)
Expected Impacts and Results
Local pro-poor and climate resilient strategies and plans development and resources mobilized.